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FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 3:00am PST
in a row. >> what's wrong with you? >> i don't know. i keep on thinking i might eventually become fun once i get over the nerves. it hasn't happened just yet. anyway. all right. take a look at the weather maps. flooding concerns across central and northern california because we have had a lot of rain there in fact, over the last month. some areas have seen over 20 inches of rain. another storm coming in on tuesday. take a look at some of the video coming out of here. this is some flooding video that we have out of northern california. and so much rain that a lot of the areas just cannot handle this much water because the ground got really saturated from the storms we had a couple of weeks ago. now, go to the higher elevations and up in mammoth mountain they are getting snow. very high with this. very series of warm systems. there is some snow out there. good news for some of the ski areas that have been getting some very good snow out of this. take a look at your first alert forecast for the day today. and across the northeast. a cold one. it will start to warm up by tomorrow. that's going
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
decade. electric utility rates climbed five yes in a row, the biggest run-up since the 1970s. and the cost of actually paying the bills? also going up, as banks hike monthly fees: checking, a.t.m.s, overdrafts. it's all chronicled in the fine print, a new book by pulitzer prize winner david cay johnston, who argues that large corporations, with government as accomplice, have rewritten the rules at the expense of small businesses and consumers like you and me. when you signed a credit card agreement, for example, did you know this? >> that you give up your right to sue if something goes wrong. >> reporter: that, in bank disclosure agreements covering bounced check fees. >> the markup could be as i show in my book, 470,000%. >> reporter: but johnston's favorite examples come from the telecom industry. >> this is my latest monthly verizon wireless bill. one of my favorites is access charge, f.c.c. access charge. >> reporter: right, i never figured out what that was. >> well, it sounds like the f.c.c., the federal communications commission is charging you a fee. no, the governmen
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